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Ethnic Media Services Highlights Minority Candidates in Midterms

Ethnic Media Services Highlights Minority Candidates in Midterms

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: This Midterm election cycle has seen a huge slate of minority candidates vying for seats all across the country and many organizations have been highlighting their races as well as supporting them in whichever way they can. Visibility of these candidates remains a huge concern and help from these groups has […]

Indo-Americans Achieve Success in Midterms

Indo-Americans Achieve Success in Midterms

HOUSTON: Democrat incumbent KP George will serve another term as Fort Bend County judge with a narrow victory over Republican challenger Trever Nehls. Final unofficial voting results show George received 51.6% of the vote, or 126,828, to Nehls’ 48.4%, or 119,082, with all 82 Fort Bend County polling locations reporting.The first two Muslim lawmakers in […]

WE@IAPAC Hosts Dialog on Women’s Rights

WE@IAPAC Hosts Dialog on Women’s Rights

HOUSTON: On October 28, the Indian American Political Action Committee (IAPAC) hosted its 2nd annual women empowerment event aptly named W.E.@IAPAC at the Junior League of Houston. This year’s event was an invigorating evening with a dialogue focused on women’s health and reproductive rights. Dr. Roopa Gir, IAPAC president, opened the event with an introduction […]

Your Vote Matters: Exercise Your Right to Vote

Your Vote Matters: Exercise Your Right to Vote

Have your ever wondered lately where our country and our democracy are headed? Do you believe in government’s capacity to work for the people? Do you think our democracy has been wounded? Remember January 6 th, 2021. Do you believe that we should do our part to make sure democracy functions, something for which our […]

TCC Taped Ball Spring 2022 Championships: Powerstars Win, Gladiators Runners Up

TCC Taped Ball Spring 2022 Championships: Powerstars Win, Gladiators Runners Up

HOUSTON: Powerstars won the third TCC Taped Ball championship defeating 8th time finalist Gladiators in the final of the Spring 2022 Premier tournament which is a once in year tournament for the best teams of TCC Taped Ball. Gladiators won the toss and elected to bat. It was a steady start for the first two […]

Gandhi Jayanti Celebrations Marked on Oct. 2

Gandhi Jayanti Celebrations Marked on Oct. 2

By Dr. Nidhi Trehan It is a rare event in the diaspora when members of the social justice community congregate and celebrate visionaries such as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, (known as “Mahatma” or “Great Soul”) and Martin Luther King Jr. on the same platform, but Austin-based community group, Friends of India, Texas (FIT) did just that on […]

Navroz Prasla, Chairman of NTV America, Meets VP Kamala Harris at Annual JJ Reception in Texas

Navroz Prasla, Chairman of NTV America, Meets VP Kamala Harris at Annual JJ Reception in Texas

AUSTIN: Indian-American Business magnate and Chairman of NTV America Navroz Prasla met Honorable Vice President of the US Kamala Harris at the JJ Reception. The Annual Johnson-Jordan Reception is a major event meant to help the Democratic Party raise funds for voting efforts before the elections. The event took place in Austin, Texas, and was […]

IAPAC Reception for Mealer, GOP Candidate for Harris County Judge

IAPAC Reception for Mealer, GOP Candidate for Harris County Judge

HOUSTON: On September 30, 2022, the Indian American Political Action Committee (IAPAC) of Greater Houston hosted Alexandra Mealer, candidate for Harris County Judge at the India House. Randhir Sahni, co-chair of the event, opened the evening with remarks about the history of IAPAC and introduced the key speaker, former Judge Ed Emmett. Emmett a very […]

Defaced Election Yard Signs Point to Bigotry, Hate in Fort Bend

Defaced Election Yard Signs Point to Bigotry, Hate in Fort Bend

RICHMOND, Fort Bend County: Many candidates running for political office in the elections in November have placed their yard signs on a block-long stretch of Richmond Parkway and Wildwood, across from the CVS, for people to look at as they drive by. The signs have been up for awhile and include several minorities like Surendran […]

When it comes to CRICKET, SLING TV is the destination!

When it comes to CRICKET, SLING TV is the destination!

Denver, Colorado – SLING TV announced its Cricket series line up today that includes ICC fixtures and a variety of other series. Sling TV offers the best cricket package available in the U.S. Between India vs. Australia, India vs. South Africa, ICC T20 Men’s World Cup, Pakistan vs. England & so many more matches, Sling […]

IAPAC Holds Reception for Judges Lina Hidalgo and KP George

IAPAC Holds Reception for Judges Lina Hidalgo and KP George

By Jawahar Malhotra & Pranav Rao HOUSTON: In its continuing efforts to educate the South Asian community about the political process in the Greater Houston area, the Indo American PAC held another reception on Thursday, September 22 evening for Harris County Commissioners Court Judge Lina Hidalgo and for KP George, her equivalent in Ft Bend […]

TCC Taped Ball Spring Professional Tournament 2022: CSK Win, HCF Runners Up

TCC Taped Ball Spring Professional Tournament 2022: CSK Win, HCF Runners Up

HOUSTON: Cypress Super Kings (CSK) won the TCC Professional division championship by dominating the playoffs. Houston Cricket Fighters (HCF) ended up as finalists after losing to CSK by 14 runs in a closely fought game. CSK lost the toss and was asked to bat first by HCF. The openers Aravinthkumar Ganesan (27) and Madhusudhan (12) […]

Sewa International Conducts Second Successful Annual Charity Golf Event

Sewa International Conducts Second Successful Annual Charity Golf Event

PEARLAND: Sewa international’s charity golf event to commemorate 9/11 had a successful second year at the Clear Creek Golf Course in Pearland. Texas State Representative, Ed Thompson, District 29, teed off the inaugural shot with the Sewa Golf ball after a moment of silence in memory of the brave victims of 9/11. Mayor Of Pearland, […]

Alliance for Disaster Relief Raises $1 Million for Pakistan Flood Victims

Alliance for Disaster Relief Raises $1 Million for Pakistan Flood Victims

HOUSTON: Resource generation efforts spearheaded by the Alliance for Disaster Relief, a collaboration of more than 35 plus community organizations in Houston, Texas, USA; to help flood -battered Pakistan; has raised more than $1million in just three hours during a fundraising event.   ‏Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner; Congresspersons Sheila Jackson Lee & AL Green; Consul General […]

USA SAMP Army to Acquire Abu Dhabi Cricket T10 Franchise

USA SAMP Army to Acquire Abu Dhabi Cricket T10 Franchise

ABU DHABI: USA’s SAMP Army has announced that it will acquire a franchise in Abu Dhabi T10. Identified as ‘Morrisville SAMP Army’ from North Carolina, becomes the eighth franchisee to compete in the exciting cricket league. SAMP Army franchise represents unity on and off the field and indomitable passion for cricket. The owner of the […]

Pakistanti Organizations, Sewa International Set Up Flood Relief Appeals

Pakistanti Organizations, Sewa International Set Up Flood Relief Appeals

Heavy rainfall in Southern Pakistan and melting glaciers in the country’s northern mountains have caused massive floods and flash floods that continue to devastate districts across the region. The floods have killed at least 1,191 people, 399 of whom were children, since the flooding began in mid-June at the beginning of the monsoon season. In […]

Seattle Thunderbolts Win Minor League Cricket Championship

Seattle Thunderbolts Win Minor League Cricket Championship

MORRISVILLE, NC: The Seattle Thunderbolts continued a streak of remarkable form into the final of the 2022 Toyota Minor League Cricket Championship presented by Sunoco, defeating the Atlanta Fire by 10 runs to win the 2022 championship title on Sunday, Aug. 28. The Thunderbolts claimed a $150,000 purse for winning America’s most extensive cricket championship, […]

Iconic World Trade Center Displays Animated Indian Flag

Iconic World Trade Center Displays Animated Indian Flag

NEW YORK: Starting at 8pm on August 15th, an animated Indian Flag was displayed on the One World Trade Center podium. The building’s spire was also lit up in the Indian Tri color. This initiative commemorates the world’s largest democracy – India celebrating its 75th year of Independence. As part of the celebrations, other Durst […]

IAPAC Hosts Non-Partisan Reception to Build Bridges with Elected Officials

IAPAC Hosts Non-Partisan Reception to Build Bridges with Elected Officials

HOUSTON: The Indian American Political Action Committee of Greater Houston (IAPAC) hosted the first non-partisan reception for over 25 elected officials and over 130 members of the Indian American community at India House on August 4. The event ‘Meet Your Elected Officials’ reflected IAPAC’s uniqueness of being the only non-partisan political voice for Indian Americans […]

EMGH Honors Congressman Al Green, Provides Construction Update

EMGH Honors Congressman Al Green, Provides Construction Update

By Pramod Kulkarni HOUSTON: Peace through non-violence is one of the eternal preachings of Mahatma Gandhi. An eternal venue to convey the life and teachings of India’s Father of the Nation will soon be a reality at the Eternal Gandhi Museum of Houston (EMGH). At a reception at India House on the evening of Saturday, […]

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